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Indo-Pacific

GPS, subs and microelectronics: Biden defense budget is all China

Outdated equipment is shelved to pave way for research into future warfare

The "Block V" version of the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine will have additional payloads of Tomahawk cruise missiles. (Photo courtesy of General Dynamics Electric Boat)

NEW YORK -- America needs to be at least one technical generation ahead of any adversary when it comes to satellite-based navigation, U.S. President Joe Biden's first defense budget request notes, asking for $1.8 billion to bolster the Global Positioning System.

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